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.s. government from president kennedy in particular and president john johnson made it their job to lobby to lobby with television and directives to shape the image coming out of vietnam and because of the nature there was never a declared war and there was a limited engagement beginning with advisors and then american troops and smaller groups finally becoming a large army of half a million. and this was never a conflict in which the u.s. government felt that it could impose the kind of censorship that was common in world war ii and korea and in that censorship, the journalists would be obligated to run photographs and written material and also publishers at home would be expected to take a patriotic look at what was going on or in overseas commitment. so when i go in 1962, i was joined by a group of american journalists who were very unique at that time. all of them graduates from ivy league universities and probably the first to actually enter the cross of news reporting and they took it as a much more pragmatic approach as to what was going on in vietnam, and it covered the civil righ
for allegedly killing her husband of eight days, cody johnson. newly released legal briefs giving a first look at how the two sides will make their cases. prosecutors say the montana newlywed were at glacier national park in july when the defendant pushed mr. johnson in the back with both hands. mr. johnson fell face first to his death. seemingly contradicting that he fell by accident after graham pushed his arm away during an argument. >> the fact she openly admits she took a dear friend from us boggles my mind. >> reporter: u.s. attorneys say they plan to prove for nine days after johnson's death, graham went to great lengths to hide her crime from family and friends and law enforcement. even allegedly sending herself e-mails from a fake account she created named tony. prosecutors have to prove she intended to kill him. this was not an accident. >> reporter: graham has pleaded not guilty. in their legal briefs, they admit graham's story changed over time but maintained johnson's death was an accident. the defense also writing in its brief that despite expected testimony that graham suffered
the distribution of performance-enhancing drugs. >> the a's have acquired jim johnson major league baseball's saves leader for the last two seasons from the baltimore orioles for infielder jemile weeks and a player to be named later. johnson will be the a's closer replacing all-star grant balfour who became a free agent after the season. the 30-year-old johnson converted 50 of 59 save opportunities in last season with a 2.94 era. he tied for the major league lead in saves he led the majors with 51 saves in 2012 >> and free-agent left- hander scott kazmir is closing in on a $22 million, two-year contract with the athletics, pending a physical. the 29-year-old kazmir went 10-9 with a 4.04 era in 29 starts and 158 innings for the cleveland indians last season. >> southern california's search for a new head football coach has ended with the hiring of steve sarkisian. the former trojans assistant leaves the university of washington, where he was 8-4 this season and 34-29 in five years after taking over a program that went 0-12 in 2008. he inherits a usc team that went 6-2 under interim coach ed orgeron
to take on weather conditions as well. >> calvin johnson make the the catch. >> clearing the snow on an nfl field is easy compared to getting the roads primed and ready for a storm that one virginia official called an historic ice event. in westminster, maryland, salt truck kos not match the storm's intensity. this pickup truck slid off the road and it was going to take a lot more than this to get it back on track. in northern virginia it's rocco's job to keep traffic moving even in icy conditions. >> yes, the temperatures continue to drop, our concern in-- intensifiesment we have almost 2,000 vehicles out there in northern virginia. we're monitoring the situation both through cameras and through feedback from our folks there. >> and they're already seeing signs of trouble. this late fall storm has been moving up from the south, barreling toward the east coast. the weekend kept pain cars and trucks off the road. but monday morning's commute is expected to be different. in northern virginia, as many as 2 million vehicles are expected on the roads heading back to work wchblts here i
johnson, the south african boy born with hiv. he'd lost his mother to aids, and at a time when south africa was unwilling to talk about the disease, nkosi bravely stood before the world and did. >> we are normal. we are human beings. we can walk, we can talk. we have needs just like everyone else. we are all the same. thank you. >> reporter: that woman, giving the thumbs-up right there, is the woman who would adopt him, gail johnson. and the two of them together would start a shoe-string shelter for mothers with aids and their children. they called it nkosi's haven. >> we're full. this is a small house. it can't fit the other mothers who are hiv. they are dying. >> reporter: it was a year after that the world lost little nkosi. but years later, we decided to travel back to south africa to check in on the mother that adopted him. >> that's the baby daycare center. >> reporter: we found a sprawling village she built in honor of her son. nelson mandela said your son was an icon. >> he was a little war record. >> reporter: a war record. and this weekend, she said she remembers the time h
and then zach johnson clawed his way back and made this amazing shot on the 18th hole. that forced playoff against tiger woods, and johnson won, taking home $1 million for the victory. a little chest bump there. >>> when we return, another look at this morning's top stories, and celebrating the arts. billy joel and carlos santana are among this year's kennedy center honorees. billy joel carlos santana are among this year's kennedy center honorees. ♪ shop the adam levine collection, exclusively at kmart. and go behind the scenes at shopyourway.com/adam the day building a play set begins with a surprise twinge of back pain... and a choice. take up to 4 advil in a day or 2 aleve for all day relief. [ male announcer ] that's handy. ♪ gearing up for tomorrow's memorial. what they're doing to keep the location secure. plus -- locked on a plane! the passenger... who woke u to find himself trapped on a united plane. and... freezing temperatures... and black ice... the bay area's stuckn this cold snap -- and the wintry weather stretches cot to coast. join us for kpix 5 news this morning... begi
year-old gramm and a 25 year-old johnson had been married for eight days when they argued. federal prosecutors will attempt to convince jurors that gramm and deliberately puts johnson to his death. >> after a new york commuter train derailed killing four people, to federal lawyers want the train to be outfitted with cameras. this is video of the derailment from last sunday. the national transportation safety board has also suggested the cameras. thoreau wrote administration has not immediately respond to the messages. alloy your and the union leader for the derailed train's engineer have said that he briefly not off or experienced eight days at the controls. more than 60 people were injured. >> a cockroach possessing powers to withstand harsh winters has made itself to new york city. workers university biologist says of the species is well documented and asia but was never confront in the united states until now. the newcomer was first spotted in new york in 2012. the scientists say what it is too soon to predict the impact, there's probably little cause for concern. >> samisen die
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johnson --t -- kym un, but he is his uncle, too. he is married to kim jong-il's sister. claims by south korea's intelligence agencies that two were executed and that he has not been seen in public since our victim -- are difficult to verify. serious riftcate a within the regime, or possibly a move away from reported economic reforms. but some also point to the long- running elements of his wife as a possible cause of his absence. ofthe long-running illness his wife as a possible cause of his absence. this one may take a long time to emerge. is not sure of its role in the world. -- >> america is not sure of its role in the world. that is the finding of a new survey. the findings reflect a preoccupation with problems here at home. the pew research center released a study today and the bbc takes a look at what they found. >> how does the usc its place in the world? that is the question the pew research session -- the pew research center asked. here's what they found. for the first time in 40 years, a majority of americans say the u.s. plays a less important role in the u.s. international s
. they're working and shopping from home and see driving as an expensive hassle. 30-year-old nick johnson from printston, new jersey, last had a car when he was 18, choosing instead to travel by bike. he says commuting is a lot more fun on a bike, environmentally friendly and just practical. >> i don't have to park, pay for car payments, automobile insurance which i hear is expensive in jersey. it's a form of entertainment and exercise. >> reporter: research shows nick is becoming the norm. the number of young people between ages 14 to 34 without drivers licenses has increased from 21% to 26% between 2000 and 2010. during that time driving as a whole has dropped by 23% among 16 to 34 years old while those most likely to buy a car from 2007 to 2011, the age group shifted to 44 to 64. some say high student loans and i bad economy are reason. others say this is more than a temporary shift, noting sharp decreases in driving in rural areas and among after fluent young people. >> it used to be a rite of passage to get a driver's license and now it's not uncommon for people to say why bother. >>
after he took this position earlier this week. this coming to us from cheryl miller johnson, saying proud to have you in office, rick. thank you for all that you do. and dane a kelly, another constituent, who works for him said, i appreciate working for you knowing that you are an yes man. this country was founded on a strong back bones and it seems. thank you. >> many think he is doing the right thing. deb? >> this isn't out of the ordinary of other international icons lowered with half flag. this act of defiance, what do are you hearing? >> we know of at least three other separate occasiones this happened. this goes back to 1965. lindon b. johnson did it for then uk prime minister winston churchill and bill clinton doing it for rabin when he was anas nated. and george w. bush for john paul. there are no legal ramifications. he won't be reprimanded. he is well within his jurisdiction. he is not going to be facing any punishment. we reached out to the governor's office in south carolina to get their take on it. we are still waiting to hear back from them. but so far the sheriff is i
your doctor about cialis for daily use and a 30-tablet free trial. >> health care manufacturer johnson & johnson will pay to sell civil allegations. >> i expect this from you, johnson, but not you, johnson. to be honest, i have not trusted johnson & johnson since i tried to stop my child's crying with the no more tears shampoo in his eyes. did not work. >> the 113th hasn't passed the bills every congress does like a highway bill or defense bill or farm bill or a budget. what do we need a budget for? clearly not for highways, defense, or food. congress did pass a bill ensuring that people can fish near dams on the cumberland river and also passed deep cuts in food stamps if are the poor which is good solid governing because the poor don't need food stamps anymore now that they can fish near dams on the coupler withland river. >> time to talk about what we learned. we learned a lot. i learned you can catch a munch kin in your mouth if it is delivered right. >> it's not good. really bad in my case. we have a champion. is donut hole capture in chief. >> he's good at it. >> it should surpri
and veronica johnson. >> hey, good -- good morning, everybody. veronica johnson joins me here in storm center 4 first thing this morning. already snowflakes spotted outside of our window. >> really around much of the area. and reports are coming in fast as we heard angie say on social media. that's what i've been monitoring. i'll give you a tour around the area, who has what and a lot of pictures coming in. >> if you're participating in our social media today, which we hope you will, send us facebook or twitter picture, don't forget to tell us where the picture is taken. we have a couple of pictures but don't know where they're from. advisories in southern maryland, prince george's county, district in arlington county, higher shaded pink counties here, winter storm warnings. there could be more in the way of accumulating snow and ice problem. current temperatures way below freezing, northern maryland in the shenandoah valley. storm team 4
, in terms of financial services. >> boris johnson will hear you be delighted, actually, to hear you suggest london is the financial center of the world particularly as you're sitting there in hong kong. which brings us on to how america feels about cameron out there trying to beat, drum up a trade agreement between china and the eu. how does that pitch against u.s. relationship wes japan and that asian pivot? >> well, of course, this is a -- we are seeing what's happening in this part of the world over the south china sea. it is a great power play between two world powers, the united states as the existing super power and china as an emerging challenger. so you can see the asian pivot and all these problems arising over the territorial disputes have been accentuated. and the recent launch of this air defense identification is a typical example. but over in europe, america is trying to build a massive free trade agreement with the eu. now, the eu, of course, is china's biggest trading partner. so china is well positioned to sign a deal with the eu and the uk sees itself as a very effective b
appreciate it, man. >> take care. >> reporter: there go. >> so your team. >> magic johnson's lakers. that's it. >> reporter: yep. >> it gets complicated from there. >>> nothing says christmas in new york like the rockefeller tree. tonight the 76-foot christmas tree will light up the sky with 50,000 lights with a large crystal star at the top. goo-goo dolls, are they still performing, jewel and mary j. blige are among the musicians performing. sorry about that. a storm is making it's way across the country. dave warren is back with a look at the national forecast. >> every sunday night al jazeera america brings >> meteorologist: the cold arctic air will work its way south. there is snow coming down still. we have a lot of snow yesterday in minnesota. more snow coming down as the cold air pushes south and we have warm air pushing up, that will continue. look at these teaches as we wake up tomorrow morning. this is what it feels like on your skin. when you factor the wind gusts and cold temperatures, it feels like 30 below. now the problem comes in with the storm developing over the texas pa
rob johnson from wisconsin. he cosponsored the union fairness act which would prevent the administration from doing this. we talked about this before. they might do it. now it appears they are doing it. can it be stopped? >> we are hoping so. last time i was here, this is senator thune's bill and i'm a cosponsor. last time they were just hinting about doing this. they have just proposed the rule. 255 pages long. this particular section starts at page 70. this is the time for americans to make a comment to the centers for medicaid and medicare services. hopefully we can make sure the rule doesn't get issued. >> the problem with this is not only does it give the unions a big kiss basically in the form the of dollars. the rest of the people who are supposed to pay the tax is meant to cover the pre-existing condition coverage. the bill will go up and hhs was asked about it. they said it's true the fee will be higher for the other plans that still have to pay the fee. is that fair? can they get away with it? the average person isn't going to call and object to the rule. >>
, for people to say, why bother? >> nick johnson from princeton new jersey has not had a car or driver's license since he was 18 years old. he pays $15 a year on bike maintenance, he says commuting is just a hassle and bike every. >> i don't have to park, pay for car payments, automobile insurance, which i hear is expensive in jersey. it's a form of entertainment and exercise so i don't have to buy a gym membership in addition to paying for a car, and it's fun. >> harris, the number of people with a driver's license -- who don't have a driver's license has risen from 21% in 2000 to 26% in 2010. >> i'm curious how the auto industry would react to this. they might want to train these people themselves. >> an -- analysts say the auto industry is championing at the bit at getting the millenial generation. they're looking at smaller cars with more technology packed in them. >> much here aspiration to buy certain cars. a that younger generation doesn't have that passion and it's more about getting from a to b and have more passion about what is in the car, like entertainment systems. >> the
conditions like this all around the league. look at the dolphins. look at calvin johnson, a face full of snow in his helmet. >> that is awesome. that looks like a lot of fun. ground crews did their best to keep the fields playable. but it was tough. there was lots of fumbling. the lion ones, they fumbled seven times in their game. the eagles-lion ones. look at this they wouldn't dare attempt a field goal. >> no way. >> there is no chance to kick it. it looks like a lot of fun for us to watch. i don't know about playing in it. >> exactly. i think those goes were out there going honestly, this is a joke. they can't even see each other. it's hilarious. to make matters worse, andy, this is what we could be looking at for the super bowl. >> the super bowl will be february 3rd. you know the good old farmer's almanac is calling for a big winter storm just like we saw yesterday for the week of the super bowl. now, the almanac claims to be right about 80% of the time. they called for a barely cold winter this year, i don't know, guys. i say they have been right so far. >> we will check in with indra,
are now a congressional fellow or you're going to be. >> i am. i am part of the robert wood johnson policy fellowship. >> that is a years commitment. they said they can keep you for another year. how much time do you spend on capitol hill and who do you work with? >> right now i work with the congressional budget office as a staffer and advisor. >> how long do you spend there? thingscally, one of the i do during the day, that is my day job if you will. my fellowship is coming to an end at the end of the year. >> any chance that you might stay on longer? >> unlikely. i'm going to take all that i learn and go and serve the needy. >> one thing that you might have passed on in policy that they are using? >> providing a clinical perspective. you almost appropriately segued into what my identity is. that is a physician. i had an opportunity through helping and individual who had a daughter who was interested in medicine, providing an opportunity for him to come see open-heart surgery. that led to some other opportunities to come together as well. the program that we have that in nova that is des
a car has shifted from 35 to 44 to the 55 to 64 age group. 30-year-old nick johnson from princeton, new jersey, last had a car and driver's license when he was 18, choosing instead to travel by bus. he says commuting a lot more fun on a bike, environmentally friendly and just practical. >> i don't have to park. i don't have to pay for car payments, automobile insurance, which i hear is really expensive in jersey. it's a form of entertainment and exercise. >> while the economy has played a role with more unemployed young people and high student loan payments, experts say more young people are not driving because they're moving to urban areas with access to public transportation. technology has also made it easier to work from home and shop from home and more people see driving as a hassle. >> there was much more aspiration to buy certain cars. i don't think the younger generation has that passion around it. it's really more getting from a to b. they have more passion for what's in the car. things like entertainment systems. >> she expects millennials to eventually buy cars but it's up to
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johnson made the best point. it's the message here it's never over. >> never over. >> in life too. it's never over. literally, one second. >> you want some entertainment go on youtube and watch people being filmed and reacting. >> extraordinary respect for nick sabin. he's really tired. he's really tired. his wife said last week basically they weren't appreciated at alabama enough which seemed to me he's like a god there. but the pressure, friends close to him tell me even last year they said the pressure to win every single week, the expectations are so high, nobody understands like -- they just work -- i don't know how much longer he'll be at alabama. he's really, really tired. >> they will win the sugar bowl and 12-1 and people will say too bad what happened. >> there's talk we're playing auburn. i pray we do. >> coming up next, radio host steve malzberg. this is the quicksilver cash back card from capital one. it's not the "limit the cash i earn every month" card. it's not the "i only earn decent rewards at the gas station" card. it's the no-games, no-signing up, everyday-rewardin
to the distinguished gentleman from georgia, mr. johnson, three minutes. the chair: the gentleman from georgia is recognized for three minutes. madam nson: thank you, speaker. mr. chairman, i think it's time this morning to reveal a little bit of truth. e have had reports of trolls just running through the marketplace of america. trolls. you know those, the one that is hang out under bridges and scare you when you were a child. a troll is just something that s -- oh, boy, it's to be avoided. all patent plaintiffs bringing actions to protect their patents, we are now calling them trolls. and that's not true. that's not accurate. in fact, it's very inaccurate. cases thatthe patent are filed in the courts of this country could be considered done in bad faith. so you could call those plaintiffs, i suppose, patent trolls, but 5% of the litigation oes not equate to we are being overrun by patent trolls. that's just not correct. there is a problem with abusive litigation. so how do you get at that? how do you -- how do you, without closing the courthouse door on plaintiffs seeking to assert their rig
this 1919 picture from the solomon islands. >> it says mrs. johnson and chief magapate before the trouble started. >> what was the trouble, do you know? >> i don't know, and that's troubled me. >> nearly a thousand of these photographs have been collected in a giant three-volume book. >> and i went through every single story ever published. >> this man said the "national geographic" played an important role. its photographers showed us the way the world lived. >> they were ambassadors of the sort, weren't they? >> absolutely. they represented in a sense this little pioneer spirit of america. >> what did it mean to be a photographer for national gee graphic? >> it meant a lot. >> he's traveled the globe for nearly a half a century. >> this figure crawled around the facade is you? >> it's me in a three-piece suit. you always wear a three-piece suit around the vatican because you never know when you're going to run into the pope. >> how did you get this shot? >> i'm in a plane strapped in. >> he worked in egypt and tiera dell fuego. >> it was harbor
like this? here to join in right now is peter johnson, jr. >> good morning. let's see what the union officials said about mr. rockefeller, the train engineer. he said he basically nodded, he had the equivalent of what we all have when we drive a car. that is you sometimes have a momentary nod. he caught himself, but he caught himself too late. his lawyer said also that he suffered from something called highway hypnosis. >> what's that. >> a phenomenon where you have microsleep. where you are apparently awake. you look like you're awake, but consciously you're out of it. you're not functioning. did you ever want to put sugar in and instead put salt? did you ever go down the highway and miss two or three exits and say, oh, i missed two or three exits? so the lawyers are positiveiting a defense that there was no criminal conduct, that it was microsleep, a highway hypnosis, that he was transfixed by a straight away, that he dozed, that he was dazed. they have all these theories out there right now. >> here is the thing, everybody has done those things you're talking about. unfortunately,
and as the details were revealed, karen johnson began to realize this fatal accident may have involved her husband. she tweeted, i'm trying not to panic but my husband left work early. driving the 205 to get home he is not answering his home. after calling his office and he was feeling faint when he left, what do i do now. he might have pulled over feeling faint or had aziz sure. he had epilepsy. very sadly her worst fierce were confirmed. she wrote this. it is him. he died. the police are investigating this crash. and an online fund has now been created to support the 41-year-old mother of two children. what a sad story. bill: new details now on the american teacher gunned down in benghazi yesterday. ronnie smith, shown here, getting ready to spend christmas back in austin, texas, with his wife and young son, sending them home ahead of him while staying back to help his students with their exams. a man of faith. he saw what he was doing in libya as part of god's mission for him. no one claiming responsibility for smith's murder but just days before an al qaeda spokesman, adam gadd dan, american,
cancer and the author, george johnson, talks about the evidence that dinosaurs had cancer. but cancer is found in many kinds of animals. it is found in the remains of egyptians varied -- buried several thousand years ago. it is a phenomenon of life, specially human life. there is a variety of factors that can increase the risk of any single individual developing cancer. by far the greatest in our society is use of tobacco. but obesity, lack of exercise, alcohol use, exposure to sunlight are among some of the causes. is not as -- asbestos longer use but is another cause. yes marco we need vitamin d. it there are other ways to get vitamin d. modest exposure to sunlight is very different than the kinds of anosures that lead to ordinance numbers of mutations as a result of uv exposures. most people get plenty of vitamin d. deficiencies in vitamin d can't .e repaired i taking it orally host: how important is it to listen to your body? early detection and early wariness in terms of riveting or allowing you to live with cancer and it being treated, regardless of the type of cancer? cannotunf
including janet yellen to lead the federal reserve and jay johnson to head homeland security. one senator is looking to keep police from tapping her phones, last year cell phone carriers handed over phone records to authorities over 1.1 million times, the records revealed tax collar locations and other data use and massachusetts senator edward marky is protecting customers and drafting a bill that would require police to get a warrants before making those requests. operational improvements are in place at the site of last week's deadly derailment in new york city and two congressman are calling for safety standards to protect passengers and we are joined with erica with more. >> reporter: mta up graded the signal system to warn train operators before they approach the sharp curve where it happened and the train was going over 80 miles per hour as it hit the turn where the speed limit is only 30 miles per hour and operators have reduced of the reduced speed limit and the train will break automatically if it is speeding inside the curve. in the same weekend funeral services were held for t
you, mr. speaker. i rise today to honor my fastest constituent, jimmie johnson, who recently won his sixth nascar sprint cup championship. in a remarkable display of teamwork, consistency and a burning desire to always improve, jimmie johnson won six nascar championships in the last eight years. more importantly, jimmy is a champion off the track. since 2006, the jimmie johnson foundation has contributed more than $5 million to charity with a special focus on improving k-12 education in north carolina, oklahoma and california. mr. pittenger: in charlotte, jimmy is a supporter of -- jimmi sembings a supporter of project -- jimmie is a supporter of project lift, improving the graduation rate in some of charlotte's toughest neighborhoods. thank you, jimmie, for using your ontrack success to make a lasting impact in the lives of thousands of children. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. for what purpose does the gentleman from california seek recognition? >> mr. speaker, i ask unanimous consent to revise and extend my remarks and addr
. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, the gentleman is recognized for one minute. mr. johnson: mr. speaker, at a time when americans continue to see their health care options diminish by the president's disastrous health care law, it's critical that we work to return choice and freedom to the american people. that's why i introduced h.r. 3498, a commonsense bill that gives seniors the freedom to make their own health care decisions and opt out of medicare. if folks like warren buffett or ross perreault want to opt out of medicare part a because they don't want or need a government entitlement paying for their care, we should let them. this bill truly tells seniors, if you like your current coverage you can keep it without the risk of losing other benefits like social security. seniors want, need and deserve the right to choose a health care plan that fits their needs. i urge my colleagues to join my efforts in returning freedom and choice to american seniors. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back. for what purpose does the gentlewoman from ohio seek reco
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